TDoR 2016 / 2016 / February / 24 / Bruna Teixeira

Bruna Teixeira

Age 25

24 Feb 2016
João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil)

TDoR list ref: tgeu/24-Feb-2016/Bruna Teixeira

Bruna Teixeira

Bruna was shot at least four times by two men in a black car.

The 25-year-old transvestite who was shot early on Wednesday (24) on Rua da República in the Varadouro neighborhood of João Pessoa died later that morning, according to a bulletin released by the Trauma Hospital of João Pessoa. In the bulletin, "[the unit] Social Work urgently requests the victim's family members to appear" and informs her that she underwent emergency procedures but could not survive her injuries.

According to the PM, the case happened around 1 am, when a security guard at the Redemption Palace reportedly heard gunfire being fired on the street behind the building. The police went to the scene and found the fallen victim. Witnesses said two men in a black car drove down the street and the driver shot the victim at least four times.

TvT partner organisation Rede Trans Brasil & G1 Globo online, 24.02.2016

Report added: 18 Sep 2018. Last updated: 13 Jan 2021

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